The Parlor of a Brothel

青楼座敷

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 76-8; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #s 2495-7; Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #49

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.6 x 76.1 cm (14 13/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7768-70

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7768 (left), 21.7769 (center), 21.7770 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13821-3, 21.7768-70

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection